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Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the week that will mark his 100th day in office, President Trump will sign four new executive orders, including one calling for a review of offshore-drilling regulations and another directing a review of national-monument designations   ... Read More

What to expect for President Trump’s last week of his first 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Saturday marks the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency. While Trump has called the symbolic marker a "ridiculous standard," he is nonetheless pulling out all the stops in the final days beforehand.

Among the plans are   ... Read More

Russia investigations on the Hill: Where things stand

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple committee investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign will continue to push forward as Congress returns this week.Here's where things stand and what to watch for in the next few days:

House Intelligence Committee
  ... Read More

“Shattered” authors: Bill Clinton pushed for different tone in Hillary’s campaign

Barbara Kinney for Hillary For America(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Bill Clinton's warnings to speak to swing voters fell upon deaf ears during Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, according to the authors of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign,   ... Read More

California Attorney General: ‘We’re ready’ to fight Trump administration over sanctuary cities

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- California's top law enforcement officer said his state is "ready" to confront the Trump administration over its funding threats against so-called sanctuary cities.

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra responded in an interview on ABC's This   ... Read More

Sessions, unlike Trump, says DREAMers are ‘subject to being deported’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Striking a different tone than President Trump on DREAMers, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said they like “everyone that enters the country unlawfully” are “subject to being deported.”

The Trump administration has let stand former President Obama's   ... Read More

President Trump at 100 Days: No honeymoon, but no regrets (POLL)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- There's no honeymoon for Donald Trump in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, but also no regrets: He approaches his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating at this point of any president in   ... Read More

Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns before President Trump’s 100th day

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress will return to Washington next week to confront a government shutdown deadline and a White House eager to notch some legislative victories, especially on health care.

The most pressing business is government funding: The   ... Read More

President Trump awards Purple Heart to wounded service member

Shawn Thew - Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump made his first visit as president to Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday, awarding the Purple Heart to Army Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos.

"I heard about this and I wanted   ... Read More

President Trump to hold rally in Pennsylvania on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

wellphoto/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump, who previously announced that he would not be attending the White House Correspondents Dinner next Saturday night, said today that he will instead hold a rally for supporters that night in Pennsylvania.

The president announced   ... Read More

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigns, replaced by deputy Sylvia Trent-Adams

Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Vivek Murthy announced on Friday that he has resigned from his post as U.S. Surgeon General.

Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams, a nurse, will serve as acting Surgeon General.

"As my   ... Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands by his controversial Hawaii comments

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his recent comments about Hawaii that have been criticized by many as offensive or, at best, insensitive.

His reference this week to the state as “an island in the Pacific”   ... Read More

House intel committee invites Obama admin officials to Russia hearings

Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The House Intelligence Committee has invited a number of former senior Obama administration officials, including former acting attorney general Sally Yates, to testify before the panel in a public setting, the latest indication that   ... Read More

Trump had undisclosed meeting with former Colombian presidents

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump had an undisclosed rendezvous with two former Colombian presidents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week, and in the process injected himself into a contentious political battle over Colombia’s peace deal that seeks   ... Read More

Former President George HW Bush was hospitalized after Super Bowl coin toss

Al Bello/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Former President George H.W. Bush's spokesman Friday disclosed that Bush was hospitalized after the Super Bowl earlier this year, making his most recent hospitalization the third since the start of the year.

Bush, who was   ... Read More

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Trump to sign executive orders on offshore drilling, veterans affairs

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- In the week that will mark his 100th day in office, President Trump will sign four new executive orders, including one calling for a review of offshore-drilling regulations and another directing a review of national-monument designations   ... Read More

What to expect for President Trump’s last week of his first 100 days

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Saturday marks the 100th day of Donald Trump's presidency. While Trump has called the symbolic marker a "ridiculous standard," he is nonetheless pulling out all the stops in the final days beforehand.

Among the plans are   ... Read More

Russia investigations on the Hill: Where things stand

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Multiple committee investigations into Russian meddling in the 2016 campaign will continue to push forward as Congress returns this week.Here's where things stand and what to watch for in the next few days:

House Intelligence Committee
  ... Read More

“Shattered” authors: Bill Clinton pushed for different tone in Hillary’s campaign

Barbara Kinney for Hillary For America(WASHINGTON) -- Former President Bill Clinton's warnings to speak to swing voters fell upon deaf ears during Hillary Clinton's 2016 presidential campaign, according to the authors of Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign,   ... Read More

California Attorney General: ‘We’re ready’ to fight Trump administration over sanctuary cities

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- California's top law enforcement officer said his state is "ready" to confront the Trump administration over its funding threats against so-called sanctuary cities.

State Attorney General Xavier Becerra responded in an interview on ABC's This   ... Read More

Sessions, unlike Trump, says DREAMers are ‘subject to being deported’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Striking a different tone than President Trump on DREAMers, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said they like “everyone that enters the country unlawfully” are “subject to being deported.”

The Trump administration has let stand former President Obama's   ... Read More

President Trump at 100 Days: No honeymoon, but no regrets (POLL)

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- There's no honeymoon for Donald Trump in a new ABC News/Washington Post poll, but also no regrets: He approaches his 100th day in office with the lowest approval rating at this point of any president in   ... Read More

Government funding, health care top agenda as Congress returns before President Trump’s 100th day

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Members of Congress will return to Washington next week to confront a government shutdown deadline and a White House eager to notch some legislative victories, especially on health care.

The most pressing business is government funding: The   ... Read More

President Trump awards Purple Heart to wounded service member

Shawn Thew - Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump made his first visit as president to Walter Reed Medical Center on Saturday, awarding the Purple Heart to Army Sgt. 1st Class Alvaro Barrientos.

"I heard about this and I wanted   ... Read More

President Trump to hold rally in Pennsylvania on night of White House Correspondents Dinner

wellphoto/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump, who previously announced that he would not be attending the White House Correspondents Dinner next Saturday night, said today that he will instead hold a rally for supporters that night in Pennsylvania.

The president announced   ... Read More

Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigns, replaced by deputy Sylvia Trent-Adams

Andy Katz/Pacific Press/LightRocket via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Dr. Vivek Murthy announced on Friday that he has resigned from his post as U.S. Surgeon General.

Deputy Surgeon General Sylvia Trent-Adams, a nurse, will serve as acting Surgeon General.

"As my   ... Read More

Attorney General Jeff Sessions stands by his controversial Hawaii comments

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions defended his recent comments about Hawaii that have been criticized by many as offensive or, at best, insensitive.

His reference this week to the state as “an island in the Pacific”   ... Read More

House intel committee invites Obama admin officials to Russia hearings

Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The House Intelligence Committee has invited a number of former senior Obama administration officials, including former acting attorney general Sally Yates, to testify before the panel in a public setting, the latest indication that   ... Read More

Trump had undisclosed meeting with former Colombian presidents

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump had an undisclosed rendezvous with two former Colombian presidents at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida last week, and in the process injected himself into a contentious political battle over Colombia’s peace deal that seeks   ... Read More

Former President George HW Bush was hospitalized after Super Bowl coin toss

Al Bello/Getty Images(HOUSTON) — Former President George H.W. Bush's spokesman Friday disclosed that Bush was hospitalized after the Super Bowl earlier this year, making his most recent hospitalization the third since the start of the year.

Bush, who was   ... Read More

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